Thursday, November 21, 2019

Hemp task force adopts report for legislature

The Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Task Force voted Wednesday to approve the release of their final report to the legislature on December 2. The task force...

OPINION: Kentucky, Virginia and Louisiana Voted for Change; Mississippi Still Has...

Many voters from all over the country went to the polls to decide on local and state elections on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019.Democrat Andy...

‘Extreme’ Prison Terms Must Be Focus for New Mississippi Leaders, Reformers...

FWD.us, a criminal-justice reform organization, says it is "heartened" by small reforms Mississippi leaders like Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves have made in recent years,...

Amazon to open new facility in North Mississippi

Amazon is bringing another of its distribution hubs, known as fulfillment centers, to north Mississippi and will receive $2 million in infrastructure funding and...

Columbus Woman to Serve 5 Years for Stealing from now Deceased...

Darlene McKinley Thompson was sentenced Friday to five years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing $80,000 from her parents who are now deceased,...

Public school enrollment in Mississippi continues to decline

Public school enrollment declined for the eighth straight year in the state, according to new data from the Mississippi Department of Education.  This year,...

Chick-Fil-A, why hath thou forsaken us?

The chicken was good, but what drove many through the doors of one of America’s most popular fast-food joints was the values the brand...

The Rule of Thumb is You Can’t Recover From the Thief

As widely reported on Jackson Jambalaya and elsewhere, multiple metro area homeowners associations are accusing Ridgway Lane of embezzlement. Most of these homeowners associations...

It’s Official: Dem Shanda Yates Ousts 32-Year Republican in Mississippi House

Shanda Yates, a 38-year-old Jackson-area attorney, has ousted Billy Denny, a top Republican in the Mississippi House of Representatives who first won his seat...

Administrative spending adds up in Mississippi

A report released today by state Auditor Shad White’s office says taxpayers spend more on administrative costs for K-12 education than most of the...